ZDI-09-004: Oracle TimesTen evtdump Remote Format String Vulnerability http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-004 January 14, 2009
-- Affected Vendors: Oracle
-- Affected Products: Oracle TimesTen
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-- Vulnerability Details: This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Oracle TimesTen. User interaction is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists in the evtdump CGI module, which is used to write to an internal log file. The parameter 'msg' does not properly sanitize format string tokens and can be exploited to execute arbitrary code.
-- Vendor Response: Oracle has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
-- Disclosure Timeline: 2008-04-07 - Vulnerability reported to vendor 2009-01-14 - Coordinated public release of advisory
-- Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by: * Joxean Koret
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